|Thomas King |
Energy Security Partners
Mr. King is the Managing Partner of CrossRiver Capital, a management consulting and investment holding company located in New York. For more than twenty years, Mr. King has completed structured, project, cross-border and acquisition transactions valued at more than $25 billion in total across six continents acting for many of the world's most prominent energy and infrastructure companies.
Mr. King was a Founding Partner and Managing Director of US Renewables Group (“USRG”), the leading private equity group focused on renewable power, bio-fuels and chemicals, and related infrastructure.
Mr. King started and led USRG Renewable Finance, an affiliate of USRG focused on structured debt products. In 2011, USRG Renewable Finance structured and arranged the debt financing for the landmark $1.4 billion SolarStrong project for SolarCity – the largest programmatic residential solar financing ever completed at the time.
Prior to co-founding USRG, Mr. King was the Head of Energy and Utilities, North America at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, and earlier worked for over a decade with Chase Securities in London and New York. Mr. King lead the Chase Global Project Debt Fund, LLC, a $3 billion fund he raised and managed to facilitate long-term, primarily fixed-rate investments in the power, oil & gas, chemical and environmental sectors.
Mr. King is a member of the Board of the Geothermal Energy Association and takes an active role in forming State and Federal policy concerning renewable energy. Mr. King has an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley and a BA in Politics from the University of California, Santa Cruz.